THE STORY OF IWC
With a clear focus on technology and development, the Swiss watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has been producing timepieces of lasting value since 1868. The company has gained an international reputation based on a passion for innovative solutions and technical ingenuity. One of the world’s leading brands in the luxury watch segment, IWC crafts masterpieces of haute horlogerie at their finest, combining supreme precision with exclusive design. As an ecologically and socially responsible company, IWC is committed to sustainable production, supports institutions around the globe in their work with children and young people, and maintains partnerships with organizations dedicated to climate and environmental protection.
The Pilot's Watch Collection
In 2016, watch lovers all over the world can look forward to a wide range of IWC Pilot's Watches that seem set to create a furor with innovative designs, sophisticated complications and top-quality materials.
LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD FOUNDATION
An organization that brings together top-flight sport and social commitment at a high level.
THE VOLVO OCEAN RACE
Since 2011, IWC has been the official timekeeper for the Volvo Ocean Race, demonstrating its expertise in engineering, technology, and quality.
MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS FORMULA ONE TEAM
IWC is the official engineering partner of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team.
CHARLES DARWIN FOUNDATION
Given its close connections to diving, IWC is a partner of the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos, an international not-for-profit organization that provides scientific knowledge and technical assistance to ensure the conservation of the Galapagos Islands and patron of the Galapagos Islands. Much of the proceeds generated from the sale of its Aquatimer Chronograph Edition Galapagos Islands diver’s watch have significantly supported the Foundation.
THE COUSTEAU SOCIETY
The Cousteau Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the protection of ocean life. In 2004, it embarked on its first joint venture with an industrial organization when IWC joined it aboard a research expedition to the Red Sea.
THE FONDATION ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY FOR YOUTH
In 2005, IWC Schaffhausen, which has a long tradition of making Pilot’s Watches, sealed its partnership with the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Foundation to focus on projects around aviation.